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Kathy Ireland

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Net worth 2018: $360 Thousand
Industry: Other
Country: United States
BirthDay: 20 March 1963
Sigh: Aries
Children: 3
Education: High School Graduate, High School
BIOGRAPHY

Kathy Ireland was bornon 20 March 1963 in United States. Supermodel turned mogul Kathy Ireland built a licensing empire by lending her name, taste and marketing prowess to more than 17,000 products. Recent shills: a line of handbags available at T.J. Maxx, tableware sold on the Home Shopping Network and an array of branded office furniture. Such unglamorous wares sell big?an estimated $2.6 billion at retail. Ireland, who worked a paper route as her first job, was scouted by Elite modeling agency at age 16. She graced Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue for 13 consecutive years. She later got her start in business by launching a line of socks with Kmart in 1993.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2015

$420 Thousand

2016

$360 Thousand

2018

$360 Thousand

TIMELINE
2017

On World AIDS Day 2017, Ireland donated $100,000 to the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF)

2016

Ireland described the event as "a very dynamic and powerful moment at Level Brands", and Martin Sumichrast – Level Brands' CEO and President since September 2016, and member of the Board of Barings Capital Funds Trust and Barings Capital Global Short Duration High Yield, a MassMutual affiliate – added that the Regulation A+ IPO should "open up the opportunity to invest in an initial public offering[

2015

In 2015 Kathy Ireland Worldwide was ranked #31 on License! Global magazine's Top 150 Global Licensors

2013

According to Major Bill Grein of the US Marine Corps, Ireland’s company and her book business partner Bendon Publishing International, the world’s largest publisher of children's books, donated $10 million to supplement the 2013 annual Toys For Tots gathering and distribution of Christmas gifts for millions of at-risk children and youths

2012

Ireland was presented with an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters in 2012 by the California State University System, which said she "generously uses her power and influence to benefit others, supporting social causes including empowering women, supporting young girls through mentoring, and providing opportunities for girls and women at risk

2011

" On June 23, 2011, Ireland was honored by the Anti-Defamation League with the American Heritage Award, presented by the National Home Furnishings Industry

2010

After Ireland received outspoken criticism for her uneven performance as an on-air host of ABC's 2010 pre-Oscar special, Taylor publicly defended Ireland; "I have never seen anyone epitomize glamour and grace and professionalism like she did

2009

On October 15, 2009, she became an international ambassador for the Friends of Sheba Medical Center, traveling back to the country in 2010 to film a documentary entitled Holy Land Heroes highlighting its work for wounded soldiers and terror victims

2007

She spoke at the fourth Youth Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters on August 13, 2007, encouraging young people to engage in activities aimed at ending poverty

2006

Forbes described Ireland as a "prototype for model-turned-mogul" in a 2006 article about the trend of modelpreneurs

2005

Mona's Favorite Words, What Do Mommies Do? and An Angel Called Hope, her first three children's books, were released in November 2005

2004

By 2004, Kathy Ireland Worldwide was marketing products from 16 manufacturers, including those of Nourison and Pacific Coast Lighting

2003

The company concentrated on building its business in home products in 2003, after it cut its exclusive ties to Kmart

2002

Her debut effort (with Laura Morton), Powerful Inspirations: Eight Lessons that Will Change Your Life, was published in 2002

1999

In an effort to encourage equality in women's athletics, Ireland has hosted several LPGA Golf Tournaments, including the Kathy Ireland Championship from 1999 to 2001 and the Kathy Ireland Greens

1994

Since 1994, Ireland has published several fitness videos that led to her design of athletic apparel and launched her brand licensing of fitness equipment

1993

In 1993, Kathy Ireland's name on a line of socks sold 100 million pairs and Kmart took notice, subsequently giving Ireland her own clothing line including swimwear, active wear, accessories, sweaters and more

1989

"During Sports Illustrated swimsuit's 50th Anniversary event, Ireland's 1989 cover was awarded "The Greatest Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Of All Time" by its publisher

1988

She married physician Greg Olsen in 1988, and they have three children: Erik, Lily and Chloe

1980

Ireland was a supermodel in the 1980s and 1990s, best known for appearing in 13 consecutive Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues

1979

In 1979, at the age of sixteen, Kathy Ireland was scouted at her high school by Elite Model Management

1963

Kathleen Marie Ireland (born March 20, 1963) is an American model and actress, turned author and entrepreneur

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